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New Cumberland is a borough in Cumberland County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area.
The community was named for the county, which is Welsh for "land of compatriots"
The latitude of New Cumberland is 40.232N. The longitude is -76.885W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 390 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,230.
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30% of New Cumberland residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Cumberland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Cumberland was $24,672, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of New Cumberland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Cumberland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $454. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,000.
Libraries in New Cumberland include New Cumberland Public Library ... View libraries
Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Cumberland political report.
The average commute time for New Cumberland workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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